Dr. Smalley joined Veritas with an extensive background in K-12 classical Christian education. In addition to direct classroom work, Andrew has 15 years of administrative experience, including serving as Dean of Students at a school in Pennsylvania and Director of Fine Arts in Texas. He is originally from England and completed his post-graduate certificate in Education at Birmingham City University in England and his Master of Arts degree at Villanova. He completed his doctorate in Educational Leadership, having also completed his Educational Specialist (Ed.S) degree in the same discipline. Andrew is passionate about leadership development for students, faculty, and administration in the Christian school environment and is a national speaker in this area. In recent years, he has been invited to speak at the national conferences for the Association of Classical Christian Schools, Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA) and the Society of Classical Learning (SCL) as well as The Deeper Learning Conference.
Andrew and his wife Robin have been married since 2002 and have three children who attend Veritas. He is a competitive triathlete and an avid sailor in his spare time.